Faces Places

MEDIA films on UK screens: September

Faces Places 

Face Places sees iconic filmmaker Agnès Varda forging an unexpected collaboration with photographer JR as they embark on a road trip like no other.

The film is released in Greece with support from Creative Europe's Automatic Distribution scheme. 

It is released in the UK by Curzon on 21 September. 

The Captain (Der Hauptmann)

In the last moments of the Second World War, a young German soldier fighting for survival finds a Nazi captain's uniform. Impersonating an officer, the man quickly takes on the monstrous identity of the perpetrators he is trying to escape from.

German production company Opus Films received Slate Funding for the development of this film in 2014.

It is released in the by Signature on 21 September. 

Black 47  

Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine's destruction of his homeland and the brutalisation of his people and his family.

Irish production company Fasnet Films received Slate Funding for the development of this film.

It is released in the UK by Altitude on 28 September.

The Wife 

A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

The film was developed using Creative Europe funds. Its release in Belgium and the Netherlands is supported through Creative Europe's Automatic Distribution scheme.

It is released in the UK on 28 September by Picturehouse Entertainment.

Anchor and Hope (Tierra Firma)

Two women, Eva and Kat, and the best friend of one of them, Roger. A boat in the canals of London and a question: Is it possible to live love, family, and life in such different ways and yet remain united?

Spanish production company Lastor Media received Single Project funding to develop this film in 2015. 

It is released in the UK on 28 September by Network.

Image: Faces Places is released in Greece with support from Creative Europe's Automatic Distribution scheme.